Transitional cosmetic, blonde tolex and blackface circuit. Fender's top of the line piggyback amp, blackface AB763 circuit, 85 watts, 4x6L6, solid-state rectifier, 2 channels, tremolo, matching cabinet with JBL 1x15" loudspeaker, clean and original including tilt-back legs, sliding...
Here we have a vintage 1966 Fender Bassman head, in good shape.
This, despite the fact that solid-state amps have played integral roles in many classic records, and have been the main amp of more than a few highly regarded players.
The problem, I suspect, is that the inherent cheapness and reliability of transistor technology makes it a natural choice for manufacturers of cheap beginner or practice amps, and most players, not having had an opportunity to play through some of the high quality, well-designed, solid-state models, only associate the technology with its worst examples.
This stereo 2x12 combo houses two separate 60-watt amplifiers, a gorgeous on-board reverb, and a hypnotically lush stereo chorus/vibrato.
These Rodney Dangerfields of the amp world are much maligned, roundly ridiculed, and generally regarded as children's toys or cheap practice implements by the guitar playing community at large.
Amp just thoroughly serviced, grounded cord added.... A rare find as these higher watt 50's Fenders were expensive in the day.
This one has that high power twin tone like Keith's.
The tone stages may also have electronic effects such as There are two configurations of guitar amplifiers: combination ("combo") amplifiers, which include an amplifier and one or more speakers in a wooden cabinet; and the standalone amplifier (often called a "head" or "amp head"), which does not include a speaker, but rather passes the signal to a or "cab".
Guitar amplifiers range in price and quality from small, low-powered practice amplifiers, designed for students, which sell for less than USD, to expensive amplifiers which are custom-made for professional musicians and can cost thousands of dollars.